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Bird

Author: Rita Murphy
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Miranda, a small, delicate girl easily carried off by the wind, lands at Bourne Manor on the coast of Lake Champlain and is raised by the dour Wysteria Barrows, but she begins to believe rumors that the Manor is cursed and, aided by a new friend and kites secreted in an attic, seeks to escape.
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Genre/Form: Paranormal fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Murphy, Rita.
Bird.
New York : Delacorte Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)762330034
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rita Murphy
ISBN: 9780385730181 0385730187 9780385905572 0385905572
OCLC Number: 191922697
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Description: 151 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Rita Murphy.

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Miranda, a small, delicate girl easily carried off by the wind, lands at Bourne Manor on the coast of Lake Champlain and is raised by the dour Wysteria Barrows, but she begins to believe rumors that the Manor is cursed and, aided by a new friend and kites secreted in an attic, seeks to escape.
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by tiamatq (WorldCat user published 2009-02-20) Fair Permalink

Miranda is a slight girl who is easily lifted and carried by the wind.  It deposited her next to Bourne Manor, an imposing house that is home to the widow Wysteria and the four Hounds.  Wysteria takes Miranda in - the girl has no memory of where she came from before the wind took her - and...
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